Management for the Environment

Subject 421-681 (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

July, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable


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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 36 hours. Non-contact time commitment: 84 hours.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: Not recommended for students with Bachelor degrees in Economics. Law or Politics.
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


Dr Graham A. Moore


Dr Graham Moore
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Phone: +61 3 8344 6808

Subject Overview:

Lectures and syndicate work covering the following Topics: environment politics; environmental law and legislation, Regulation, variations between states, variations between Countries; environment economics; communication obligations and methods.


On successful completion, students will be able to:
• describe and analyse the role the political process at local, national and international levels in creating and solving environmental problems
• describe the role and application of environmental law and regulation
• apply the principles of environmental economics the evaluation of engineering projects that have significant interactions with the environment
• recognise the role of community liaison and dispute resolution in managing environmental problems

Assessment: One assignment of 5,000 words and two 300-word reviews of colleague's assignments
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Related Course(s): Graduate Diploma in Engineering (Environmental Engineering)
Master of Development Technologies
Master of Energy Studies
Master of Engineering Management
Master of Engineering Project Management
Master of Engineering Science (Engineering Management)
Master of Engineering Science (Environmental Coursework)
Master of Engineering Structures
Master of Environmental Engineering
Master of Water Resource Management

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